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No one should face Alzheimer's alone. Available in-person or online, our free education and advocacy programs feature information on topics including the signs of Alzheimer’s disease, diagnosis, communication, living with dementia, caregiving techniques, and public policy efforts.

We offer three types of programs below:

  • In-person: Hosted locally for people to learn together in-person. Registration is required, and registrants will be sent additional event details prior to the date of the program.
  • Live Webinar: Program is offered live via a webinar platform. Registration is required, and registrants will be sent additional webinar details prior to the date of the program. Participants will be given the option of joining via video/webinar or through a toll-free number.
  • On Demand: Pre-recorded video that is available for immediate access.

EDUCATION PROGRAMS

View all educational offerings at alz.org/crf. Full program descriptions can be found at links below. To register click a link below or call 800-272-3900

Select a category to skip to that section:
In-Person
Live Webinars
Seminario Web en Vivo en Español
On-Demand
Support Groups
Advocacy

Bring education to your community by scheduling a workshop with one of our Community Educators. Learn More

IN-PERSON


Alzheimer's Awareness Presentation 
June 4 | 10:00-11:00 AM (Pittsboro)
June 8 | 10:00-11:30 AM (Durham)
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10 Warning Signs of Alzheimer's
May 23 | 2:00-3:00 PM (Greenville)
May 29 | 11:00 AM-12:00 PM 
(Greenville)
June 11 | 10:00-11:00 AM (Pittsboro)
June 28 | 9:00 AM-1:00 PM (Raeford Caregiver Event)
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Understanding Alzheimer's & Dementia 
June 27 | 5:30-6:30 PM (Fayetteville)
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Healthy Living for Your Brain & Body 
June 26 | 6:00-7:00 PM (Bethel)
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The Empowered Caregiver: Communicating Effectively 
June 18 | 10:00-11:00 AM (Pittsboro)
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Girl Scout Gold Award Dementia Caregiver Event
June 14 | 12:00-5:00 PM (Chapel Hill)
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Memory Cafe: A Caregiver Academy Collaboration 
June 6 | 11:00 AM-1:00 PM 
(Wilmington)
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Memory Matters: Love Your Brain Lunch & Learn 
June 3 | 12:00-1:00 PM (New Bern)
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Memory Matters & Cooking with the New Hanover Senior Resource Center Series
June 12 | 11:00-11:30 AM (Castle Hayne)
June 21 | 11:00 AM-12:00 PM (Carolina Beach)
June 26 | 11:00 AM-12:00 PM (Wilmington)
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Lunch & Learn & Play for Alzheimer's & Brain Awareness Month 
June 13 | 12:30-2:00 PM (Kinston)
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LIVE WEBINARS


Understanding Alzheimer's & Dementia
May 25 | 10:30-11:45 AM
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Healthy Living for Your Brain & Body
June 1 | 10:30-11:45 AM
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Dementia Conversations: Driving, Doctor Visits, Legal & Financial Planning
June 8 | 10:30-11:45 AM
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The Empowered Caregiver Series
Responding to Dementia-Related Behavior

June 6 | 6:30-7:30 PM
Communicating Effectively
June 13 | 6:30-7:30 PM
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Ask the Expert: LGBTQ+ Caregiving
Presented by the New York City Chapter
June 11 | 12:00-1:00 PM
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Alzheimer's Disease & Down Syndrome: Where we are & where we're going
Presented by the Greater Michigan Chapter
June 24 | 3:00-4:00 PM
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SEMINARIO WEB EN VIVO EN ESPAÑOL

Para obtener adicional material educativo sobre el alzhéimer y la demencia en español, haga clic aquí.

For additional Alzheimer’s and dementia education in Spanish, please click here.

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Conferencia Virtual para Cuidadores de Alzheimer's y Bienestar Personal
1 de junio | 12:00–2:15 PM
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Cuerpo y cerebro sano es vida sana
5 de junio | 12:00–1:00 PM
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Información para entender la enfermedad de Alzheimer y la demencia
20 de junio | 9:30–10:30 PM
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Grupo de apoyo para cuidadores
13 de junio | 4:00-5:00 PM (link coming soon)
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ON-DEMAND

These programs are pre-recorded and available for immediate access. Simply register, and the program link will be emailed to you directly. View these programs at your convenience.

Alzheimer's Disease & Other Dementias:
The Latest Advances in Treatments and Lifestyle Interventions


In addition to the chapter on-demand programs above, you can also access online programs from our Alzheimer’s Association Education Center anytime.
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SUPPORT GROUPS

View all support group offerings here.
Groups are listed chronologically.
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Memory Makers: Early-Stage Memory Loss Educational Support Group
Hosted by Duke Dementia Family Support Program
The six-week group meets on Thursday afternoons and is offered in person in Durham in the spring, summer and fall.
More Info
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Living with Younger-Onset Support Group (Virtual)
Open to people diagnosed w/ dementia 65 or younger & their care partners
May 23 | 7:00-8:30 PM
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Caregiver Support Group (Virtual)
Gracious Living - open to all caregivers
(CANCELLED THIS MONTH)

May 25 | 10:00-11:15 AM
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Male Caregiver Support Group (Durham)
Durham Center for Senior Life - open to all male caregivers
June 3 | 10:00-11:00 AM
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Caregiver Support Group (Virtual)
St. Mark's Catholic - open to all caregivers
June 3 | 6:30-8:00 PM
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Caregiver Support Group (Wake Forest)
St. John's Episcopal - open to all caregivers
June 5 | 10:00-11:30 AM
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Male Caregiver Support Group (Virtual)
Open to all male caregivers
June 7 | 10:00-11:30 AM
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Caregiver Support Group (Wilmington)
The Commons at Brightmore - open to all caregivers
June 10 | 11:30 AM-12:30 PM
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African American Spouse/Partner Caregiver Support Group (Virtual)
Open to all African American spouse/partner caregivers
June 12 | 5:15-6:00 PM
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African American Caregiver Support Group (Virtual)
Open to all African American caregivers
June 12 | 6:00-7:00 PM
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Living with Younger-Onset Support Group (Virtual)
Open to people diagnosed w/ dementia 65 or younger & their care partners
June 13 | 7:00-8:30 PM
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Male Caregiver Support Group (Cary)
WakeMed Hospital - Open to all male caregivers
June 14 | 10:00-11:30 AM
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Caregiver Support Group (Virtual)
Weddington UMC - open to all caregivers
June 19 | 6:30-7:30 PM
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Caregiver Support Group (Virtual)
Gracious Living - open to all caregivers
June 22 | 10:00-11:15 AM
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Living with Younger-Onset Support Group (Virtual)
Open to people diagnosed w/ dementia 65 or younger & their care partners
June 27 | 7:00-8:30 PM
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ADVOCACY

Coming soon! 
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Additional programs are also available through the Community Resource Finder.

Can't join us in real time? The Alzheimer's Association Training and Education Center offers free courses available 24/7, so you can learn on your own schedule.